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New “Evangelion” Video Suddenly Releases Online

On Dec. 19, an Evangelion-themed piece by Studio Khara titled Until You Come to Me was released under Japan Anima(tor) Expo, a series of anime shorts produced by Hideaki Anno.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Action & Sci-Fi Edition

We bring you a look at the new anime that will premiere beginning in January and their trailers. Our second installment rounds up 10 series in the battle action and sci-fi genres.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Slice of Life & Comedy Edition

2014 has been a year of many hot anime, but it’s almost over. To all you anime fans wondering what kind of anime are in store for next year, here’s an introduction to the new anime beginning in January along with their trailers. In this first part, we’ll look at 10 slice of life, comedy, and school life series!

“I’m the Happiest Person in the World!” Says a Moved Minori Chihara at 10th Anniversary Birthday Concert at Nippon Budokan

Minori Chihara is well known as a voice actress appearing in many popular anime, including roles as Nagato Yuki in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Naze Mizuki from Beyond the Boundary, and more. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut, Minorin, as she is affectionately called by her fans, performed “Minori Chihara 10th Anniversary Live - Sanctuary - Supported by Joysound” on Nov. 18 at the Nippon Budokan, the “holy land” for Japanese music artists.

Attack on Titan Exhibition Now Open! Features Life-Sized Colossal Titan

On November 28, the Attack on Titan Exhibit opened in Ueno, Tokyo.

American Comic Book Master Jim Lee Graces Akihabara with His Presence

Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!

"Knights of Sidonia" Movie Release Confirmed

It has been confirmed that a compilation of the popular TV anime adaptation of Knights of Sidonia will release in theaters. The release date is March 6, 2015.

"Attack on Titan" Second Season TV Anime Confirmed

It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.

A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

Interview with Hideaki Anno, Creator of *Evangelion* [1/2]

In 1995, Hideaki Anno directed the TV anime Neon Genesis Evangelion, which went on to become a social phenomenon and secured his place in the anime world. He's gone on to create the Rebuild of Evangelion film series, and in November 2012, announced the latest film, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. Fans from around the world listened eagerly to what he had to say.

*Evangelion* 20th Anniversary Bombshell, a Mysterious Work Just Like *Attack on Titan*, and… Hideaki Anno Talk Show “Director Edition” Report

This is Part 2 of our report on the Hideaki Anno talk event held at Tokyo International Film Festival. This time, Anno talks deeply about the animation works he has directed. And he drops a bombshell about Evangelion...

Anime *Psycho-Pass 2* OP “Enigmatic Feeling” Releases on Nov. 5

The design of the limited edition jacket shows a jet black special issue Dominator!

Hideaki Anno Talks Deep About Himself! Hideaki Anno Talk Event: Live-Action Edition

Hideaki Anno put on talk events at the recently held Tokyo International Film Festival. Here, we report on one of the events called “Live-Action Edition.”

Soccer Team Collaborates with *A Certain Scientific Railgun*!

A collaboration event between a soccer team and the anime A Certain Scientific Railgun called “Soccer Match with a Certain Anime” was held! We went to check out the game!

Spider-Man X Attack on Titan Collaboration?!

It seems like an otaku's crazy dream, but it's real.

Share Your Memories of *Naruto*! Shonen Jump Begins Accepting Comments!

The hugely popular manga Naruto is on the verge of its climax, and there is huge buzz surrounding its upcoming finale. Meanwhile, continuing from its first fanart campaign, Shonenjump.viz.com has begun accepting comments regarding Naruto memories.

Let’s Take a Look Back at 15 Years of *Naruto* on the Special Site “Naruto Final Countdown!”

A special site called “Naruto Final Countdown!” has opened on the official site of the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga Naruto, the conclusion to which is closing in.

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Aug. 11, 2014 07:0018

Anohana Summer Festival Coming to Chichibu, This Year’s Special Event Will Be the Last

Anohana Summer Festival Coming to Chichibu, This Year’s Special Event Will Be the Last

An event for the popular series Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai (Anohana), which was adapted into a TV anime in 2010 and an animated film in 2013, is coming to Chichibu on Aug. 31.

Aug. 11, 2014 01:0010

Durarara!! x2 to Broadcast in January 2015, A New Story is Set to Begin in Ikebukuro

*Durarara!! x2* to Broadcast in January 2015, A New Story is Set to Begin in Ikebukuro

The TV anime Durarara!! is finally returning five years after its six-month broadcast that began in January 2010. It was announced that the new series, Durarara!! x2, will begin broadcasting in January 2015.

Aug. 10, 2014 01:003

Amagi Brilliant Park Live-Action Videos?! Fujimi Shobo Creates Challenge Videos of the Hard-Working Moffuru

*Amagi Brilliant Park* Live-Action Videos?! Fujimi Shobo Creates Challenge Videos of the Hard-Working Moffuru

The TV anime Amagi Brilliant Park will begin broadcasting on TBS, BS-TBS, and other stations this October. Now, to heighten excitement for this October show, fun videos have been created of the mascot character Moffuru.

Aug. 9, 2014 13:0014

Cute with an Unmistakable Adult Taste! We Visit the Limited Time Rilakkuma Collab Cafe

Cute with an Unmistakable Adult Taste! We Visit the Limited Time Rilakkuma Collab Cafe

The Rilakkuma Collab Cafe open now until Aug. 17 is making headlines. We visited this chill-out cafe irresistible to fans of Rilakkuma.

Aug. 9, 2014 13:003

Yowamushi Pedal Re:Ride to Release Theatrically on Sept. 19, Yowamushi Pedal: Grande Road TV Anime Season 2 Also in the Works

*Yowamushi Pedal Re:Ride* to Release Theatrically on Sept. 19, *Yowamushi Pedal: Grande Road* TV Anime Season 2 Also in the Works

The TV anime Yowamushi Pedal based on the popular sports manga of the same name by Wataru Watanabe has become hugely popular in the nine months it has been on the air. It has gathered support from a wide audience that includes kids to adults regardless of gender.

Aug. 9, 2014 07:000

A Gallery Talk and Signing! Must-See Akemi Takada Exhibit for Fans of Creamy Mami Comes to Ginza

A Gallery Talk and Signing! Must-See Akemi Takada Exhibit for Fans of *Creamy Mami* Comes to Ginza

Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel is a monumental magical girl anime that began broadcasting in 1983. In 2013, events and goods were developed to celebrate the series’ 30th anniversary, and the series’ first Blu-ray memorial box set was released in March of this year. Now, an exhibit for Akemi Takada, the character designer of the series, is coming to Ginza, Tokyo from Aug. 12 to Sept. 15.

Aug. 9, 2014 07:002

Bakumatsu Rock is Already Becoming a Stage Play! From Games to Anime and Now to the Stage

*Bakumatsu Rock* is Already Becoming a Stage Play! From Games to Anime and Now to the Stage

The currently airing TV anime Bakumatsu Rock is becoming a stage play with the name Ultra Musical Bakumatsu Rock.

Aug. 9, 2014 04:2438

Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project - New Digimon Adventure Series Announced!

Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project - New *Digimon Adventure* Series Announced!

On Aug. 1, new information was announced regarding the Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project which is taking place to celebrate the 15th anniversary since the TV anime Digimon Adventure began airing in 1999.

Aug. 9, 2014 01:000

Hana to Yume Anime Festival - Three Stage Events for New Anime with Popular Voice Stars Performing

Hana to Yume Anime Festival - Three Stage Events for New Anime with Popular Voice Stars Performing

Hana to Yume (Hakusensha), a shoujo manga magazine celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, will reach its 1,000th consecutive issue with the release of Issue 19 on Friday, Sept. 5. In celebration of this, the event “Hana to Yume Anime Festival” will be held at the Shinagawa Intercity Hall on Sunday, Sept. 28.

Aug. 8, 2014 13:003

A Life-Size Danboard that Moves! Let’s Go Meet This Costumed Danboard and Take Pictures Together!

A Life-Size Danboard that Moves! Let’s Go Meet This Costumed Danboard and Take Pictures Together!

A life-size version of the popular character Danboard from the huge hit manga Yotsuba&! appears in Akihabara! We bring to you a photo report of Danboard’s slightly shocking cuteness!

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